East- West Cultural Tour in Bhutan!

East- West Cultural Tour in Bhutan!

Day to Day Itinerary

East West Bhutan TourDAY 01 ARRIVE PARO
Your representative from Bhutan  will receive you at the Paro airport and drive you to the hotel.

DAY 02 PARO - THIMPHU
Sightseeing around the Paro valley includes , visit to Ta Dzong which houses the National Museum, the ruins of Drugyel Dzong and the courtyard of Kichu Lhakhang one of the oldest monasteries in Bhutan - dated 7th century AD. After lunch, drive to the capital, Thimphu.

DAY 03 THIMPHU SIGHTSEEING
Sightseeing in Thimphu includes visit to the National Library, Zangthopelri Lhakhang, Tashi Nencha Studio and the School of Thankha Painting. In the afternoon, visit the Handicraft Emporium and the Memorial Chorten.

DAY 04 THIMPHU - TRONGSA
The drive to Trongsa takes about seven hours across the Dochula Pass and Pelela Pass. On a clear day one can get a good view of the Himalayan ranges. Drive through Wangdue town. Picnic lunch at Chendebji Chorten. Overnight in Trongsa.

DAY 05 TRONGSA - JAKAR (BUMTHANG)
In the morning, visit the Trongsa Dzong and see also the Ta Dzong. Drive through Trongsa town to the beautiful valley of Bumthang. Enroute visit the Chume Valley, where local women weave the famous "Bumthang Yathra" pure woolen textile woven in the traditional method with beautiful colored patterns.

DAY 06 BUMTHANG
Full day sightseeing in Bumthang valley. Visit the Wangdichholing Palace, Swiss Farmhouse along with some monasteries.

DAY 07 BUMTHANG - MONGAR
After breakfast, drive to URA village and visit Ura Lhakhang. Drive to Mongar through Thrumshingla Pass (the highest pass in Bhutan). Overnight in Mongar.

DAY 08 MONGAR - TRASHIGANG
Proceed to Trashigang. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Trashigang.

DAY 09: TASHIGANG - DAY TRIP TO KHALING (55 KMS ONE WAY)
Day trip with picnic lunch to Khaling Weaving Center to see the entire process of spinning, dyeing and weaving. This center is managed by the National Women's Association of Bhutan. Drive back to Trashigang.

DAY 10 TASHIGANG - MONGAR
This is the beginning of the return journey. After sightseeing Trashigang valley, drive to Mongar.

DAY 11 MONGAR - BUMTHANG
Drive to Bumthang.

DAY 12 BUMTHANG - PUNAKHA
Drive to Punakha via Trongsa. Picnic lunch will be served enroute.

DAY 13 PUNAKHA - PARO
In the morning, visit the premises of Punakha Dzong and then drive to Paro. Evening at leisure.

DAY 14 PARO EXCURSION TO TAKTSHANG OR DRIVE TO CHELILA PASS
Drive to Satsam Chorten and then hike to viewpoint of Taktshang, the Tiger's Nest. This monastery clings to a vertical granite cliff 3,000 ft above the valley. The monastery unfortunately got burnt in 1998 and has recently been reconstructed.

DAY 15 PARO - DEPARTURE
Early morning drive to the Paro Airport. Tour  escort will see you off at the airport

 


 

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